Gunman at large after cop shot and Virginia locals told to 'shelter in place'

A GUNMAN is at large after a pair of shootings left a police officer wounded in Virginia.

Police asked residents to shelter in place with their doors and windows locked on Monday morning.

Officials told DVM that an officer sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, but the shooter is still at large.

The cop was shot in the lower body and returned fire, but it is unknown if the suspect was hit, WUSA9 reported.

The police officer was then taken to hospital for treatment and is expected to recover.

Cops have asked anyone who sees anything suspicious to call or text 911 immediately.

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